Obama Official Says HealthCare.gov Not Tested For October 1 Volumes
The Obama administration's health insurance website, HealthCare.gov, experienced technical problems at its October 1 launch, after U.S. officials failed to test the system for the high volume of visitors who flocked to the site on its first day, a key U.S. technology official said on Wednesday.
Obama Highlights Economy with Visit to DreamWorks Studios
On the last day of his West Coast tour, President Barack Obama made a stop in sunny Glendale, California on Tuesday to visit DreamWorks Studios. Obama toured the animation studio before making a speech about the economy. He highlighted how the entertainment industry has played a vital role in creating jobs and boosting the sluggish economy. "Every time somebody buys movie tickets, DVDs or distribution rights to a film, some of that money goes back to the local economy right here," said...
President Barack Obama on Thursday directed his administration to conduct a broad review focused on infrastructure required for "transporting, transmitting, and delivering energy," the White House said. In a memo establishing the Quadrennial Energy Review, Obama said a related task force would develop recommendations and submit a report to the president every four years beginning with the first one by January 31, 2015.
First Lady Announces New School Wellness Standards (and Raps At End)
First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's proposed guidelines for new school wellness policies, which would ensure that foods and beverages marketed to children in schools are consistent with the recently-released Smart Snacks in School standards.
President Obama spoke at Fort Hood, Texas at a ceremony honoring three sergeants shot to death by a fellow soldier. The President met with victim's relatives and promised to do more for veterans with mental illness.
President Obama is mixing up a Thanksgiving tradition this year, asking Americans to vote on which turkey he should pardon Nov. 27 in the Rose Garden. To help you decide if you're on #TeamPopcorn or #TeamCaramel, handy facts about the birds have been provided, as well as Soundcloud uploads of their gobbles. While only one victor will take home the title of National Thanksgiving Turkey, the fine print states that both turkeys will be spared slaughter.